Apr 5, 2018
Facebook has been in the news lately and not for good reasons.
The Cambridge Analytica Scandal as it is also known. This data firm
Cambridge Analytica had illegal access to over 50 million accounts
because of Facebook’s lack of governance on their user’s data.
Facebook’s stock has taken quite a hit as well.
Cern hates the people that cover their webcam up and then Chip
admitted that he covers his webcam. All during the #DeleteFacebook
trending on Twitter (and Facebook ironically) Chip and Cern don’t
know anyone who actually deleted their Facebook
The data breach feels really dirty because the info wasn’t
used to target you for shoes or clothes, but to influence the way
you voted in the very polarizing 2016 Presidential
Cern cleans his browser history, cookies and all that jazz
every few months, but not for privacy concerns, but for performance
issues. Chip does the same.
This is going to start kicking off the conspiracy theories
that your TV is listening to you and people with the impression
that there is someone in the FBI or the government the is listening
in on your every conversation that you have.
Chip’s opinion is that this type of data helps with your day
to day life. Amazon Echo is supposedly listening in on every convo
you have having. Chip and his wife did a test with the Facebook app
open, saying Playstation, but no Facebook ads for
Chip and Cern take an online privacy quiz and they score a
Cern likes the Google location tracking because it really is
convenient to have that enhanced experience.
Cern has started up with a salt water fish tank. He has to do
tons of research and finds that when Google remembers his searches
and what he has looked at.
How concerned are you about your online privacy? Let us know
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